Bill Burt

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Bill Burt
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New Mexico Senate District 33
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 4
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
AppointedJanuary 14, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNew Mexico State University
ProfessionOwner, Burt Broadcasting
Office website
William F. "Bill" Burt is a Republican member of the New Mexico State Senate, representing District 33. He was first appointed to the chamber on January 14, 2011, to replace Dianna Duran (R), who was elected Secretary of State.[1]


Burt earned a bachelor's degree from New Mexico State University. His professional experience includes being the owner of Burt Broadcasting Inc.[2]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Burt served on the following committees:

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2015


In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Burt served on the following committees:


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Burt served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Burt served on these committees:



See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Burt ran for re-election in 2012. He was initially slated to face fellow incumbent Rod Adair in the June 5, 2012, Republican primary. However, Adair withdrew in April 2012. Burt defeated Stephanie L. Dubois in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

New Mexico State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Burt Incumbent 65.3% 12,292
     Democratic Stephanie L. Dubois 34.7% 6,530
Total Votes 18,822

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Burt is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Burt raised a total of $55,845 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 27, 2015.[6]

Bill Burt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 33 Won $55,845
Grand Total Raised $55,845


Burt won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Burt raised a total of $55,845.


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In 2013, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, first session, was in session from January 15 to March 16.[7] In 2014, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, second session, was in session from January 21 through February 20.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rod Adair (R)
New Mexico State Senate District 33
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Dianna Duran (R)
New Mexico State Senate District 40
Succeeded by
Craig Brandt (R)